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Job Bank – Sep. 23

By Reuters Staff
September 23, 2008


The following are job changes within the financial industry for September 23, linked where possible to profiles on LinkedIn. To inform us of other job changes, please e-mail

Citi has hired three bankers from Lehman Brothers to cover the healthcare sector. Chris Hite joins to co-head global healthcare investment banking with Rick Landgarten and Michael Hill. Tai Hah and Ray Cooper both join the group as managing directors.

The Swiss bank appointed Joe Zhang as deputy head of Investment Banking, China, effective Sept. 29. It also promoted Henry Cai to vice chairman of UBS Investment Banking, Asia. Zhang was previously chief operating officer of Shenzhen Investment Ltd. Cai joined UBS in March 2006 as chairman of Investment Banking, China.

The investment firm Pioneer has hired Gregg Dooling as a senior vice president and chief financial officer of Pioneer Investment Management USA. Dooling was previously at Putnam Investments, where he held various senior roles.

The asset manager’s London-based unit has hired an analyst and a marketer for its alternative asset subsidiary, Mesirow Advanced Strategies. John Collins, previously a senior investment consultant for Watson Wyatt, joins as a senior analyst, while Dermot Keegan, previously head of institutional marketing at Old Mutual Asset Managers, will head British and continental European client coverage.

Private investment bank Stone & Youngberg has hired Kevin Montoya as a senior vice president in its private client group. Montoya was a partner at Nollenberger Capital Partners and has also previously worked at Morgan Stanley.

The investment bank has added a team of seven financial restructuring specialists to its corporate finance department. The team is led by James Decker, previously national co-head of Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Finance.

The private equity fund manager hired Alycia Goody as vice president and Assistant General Counsel and Andrew Pike as vice president. Goody was earlier with BTU Ventures and Pike was previously with Wells Fargo’s Debt Capital Markets.

The firm appointed Neil Richardson, previously a director of Citigroup Global Markets, Pan European Equity Sales, as Deputy Head of U.K. Equities.

The private-equity firm named David Williams, former chief executive of SIG Plc, as senior adviser.

The private-equity consultant hired Jean-Noel Odier as managing director. He was previously with BNP Paribas.

(Photo: Signs are displayed on the former Lehman Brothers, now Barclays Capital building in Times Square in New York September 23, 2008. REUTERS/Eric Thayer)

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